North Korea believed to have faked launch of ‘monster missile’: report

​North Korea’s much-hyped launch last week of what had been called a “monster missile” — which included despot Kim Jong Un channeling “Top Gun” — likely involved the same intercontinental ballistic rocket that Pyongyang fired in 2017, Seoul’s military has reportedly concluded.

North Korea announced March 25 that it had successfully test-fired a Hwasong-17 missile that was capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads and hitting the US mainland. A slick propaganda video put out by the totalitarian nation showed Kim overseeing the launch while wearing a leather jacket and aviator shades.

But South Korean military officials told Agence France-Presse that they and the US believe that the rocket was really a Hwasong-15, an ICBM first test-fired in 2017 that also has the ability to hit the US.

“US and South Korean intelligence has determined that what was fired on March 24 was a Hwasong-15,” ​a ​South Korean ​defen​se ministry official told the agency.​  Read full article HERE.

By Mark Moore | New York Post

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